Apply to the Capacity Development Fund
What is the Capacity Development Fund?
As part of a huge network spanning across the globe, BirdLife is dedicated to helping our Partners grow and to empowering them to make their conservation visions a reality. The Capacity Development Fund (CDF) was created to increase the power of our BirdLife Partners, making organisations stronger, more secure, and able to keep making an impact in the long term.
Why Should You Apply?
Tired of relying on sporadic funding? Waiting for a spark to catalyse innovation? Wanting to scale up your impact? You should apply because the Fund is the key BirdLife mechanism to making lasting change for your organisation and for sustaining conservation impact’.
- There are different types of support which can develop your organisation and staff in different and innovative ways.
- It’s evidence-based – we diagnose the most pressing areas to improve, based on a Quality-Assurance System: = “we provide bespoke support to organisations where they need it the most”
- BirdLife is able to provide a unique centralised funding mechanism to the Partnership, based on individual needs, for lasting change and maximum conservation impact
- The CDF is also a network where Partners can learn from each other and increase the overall impact on the common goal of conserving biodiversity worldwide
Types of Grants
In 2019, we are accepting proposals from BirdLife Partners in in the following countries: Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, Lebanon, Malta, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Palestine, Portugal, Syria, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone, Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Tunisia. This call for proposals offers five levels of grants: